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Water Main Breaks

Massive Water Main Break Underscores Water Challenges -- and Solutions

Mark Tercek | Posted 05.22.2013 | DC
Mark Tercek

The land use decisions people living near the Potomac River make today -- across towns, cities and states- - will directly affect the quality and quantity of water available to them, their children and their grandchildren.

Infrastructure Investments and the Latino Jobs Recovery

Algernon Austin | Posted 09.22.2012 | Latino Voices
Algernon Austin

Infrastructure investments are a good way to put significant numbers of Latinos back to work. Latinos need to mobilize to make their elected officials do the right thing and support greater investments in America's infrastructure.

World Water Week and Urban Water Infrastructure

Robin Madel | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green
Robin Madel

Infrastructure in the United States, especially where water is concerned, is in bad shape, and our ability to support the projected population increases will be compromised if we don't make some changes.

WATCH: Bronx Water Main Bursts

Posted 09.26.2011 | New York

A large water main broke in the Mount Hope section of the Bronx a little before 6:30 this morning, ABC News reports, turning 5 blocks of Jerome Avenue...

Experts Agree U.S. Water Infrastructure in Trouble

Michael Deane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Deane

When municipalities work in tandem with private water service providers, the end result is likely to be more efficient, transparent and a better value for the customer.

Report: Rationing caused water main breaks in L.A.

LA Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A city law that rationed lawn watering for conservation is to blame for the water main breaks that inundated homes and businesses last summer, accordi...

TriBeCa Buildings Flooded By Water Main Break

AP | SUZANNE MA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An aging water main burst in Lower Manhattan early Friday, flooding about 15 buildings, forcing evacuations, disrupting subway and bu...